18 Jan 2013
DoS (Denial of Service)
This includes vulnerabilities ranging from excessive resource consumption (e.g. causing a system to use a lot of memory) to crashing an application or an entire system.
A vulnerability has been reported in Atheme, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service).
The vulnerability is caused due to a NULL-pointer dereference error (modules/nickserv/logout.c) when handling an external logout request and can be exploited to crash Atheme IRC services.
The vulnerability is reported in versions 7.0.5.
Fixed in the source code repository.
Reported by the vendor.